Hitting the slopes: Ski resorts adjust to COVID-19
COVID-19 safety measures are being put in place to ensure staff and skiers stay safe this season at many resorts.
the top of the mountain got a fresh new layer of snow. As Meadows gears up for its new season, Cove in 19 safety measures are at the forefront. The main difference between this season and all other seasons will be that everybody amounted. Meadows will have a face mask or face covering on Dave Track a thon with the resort says Guests should also plan on making their vehicle there. Lodge for the day. Put your boots on in your vehicle. Come on up. If you're gonna have lunch, maybe grab and go from our restaurants. Or bring your own picnic and go back to your car and eat their stay out of the lodge. ISAs. Muchas possible People coming up here should already have a reservation for rental equipment lessons or have their season past or a ticket good for that day. That's how Meadows will manage access to the mountain. We anticipate how Maney pass holders we're gonna have come out and then we only make available a certain number of lift tickets for each day. A regular season sees a little over 5000 people on peak days this season. The goal is to lower that number 2 3000. Instead of having everybody arrived here and have four or 5000 people here at one time early in the morning, we want to stagger out that arrival and shift that later in the day. Meadows is incentivizing day ticket purchasers to visit midweek through discount pricing. If you can delay your arrival at Meadows till later in the day or pick a Tuesday, you might say $50 if you come at nine o'clock on a Tuesday versus nine oclock on a Saturday. There are a lot of changes and challenges on the horizon, but he is optimistic about the upcoming season. Ultimately, we need people to have patients. We need people to be kind this year. I mean, this is a lot of, you know, nobody likes worrying this Be patient, be kind. Have fun. Dave says these measures are subject to change if and when they see necessary. Throughout the season at Mount Hood Meadows, Crystal Conway, KGW News